MPs draw up plans to ensure golf can resume after second national lockdown

Plans to ensure golf was the first sport to return after the second national coronavirus lockdown were being drawn up by MPs on Saturday ahead of a parliamentary debate on the “ridiculous” closure of courses.

The Telegraph Sport revelation that gyms and leisure centres would be allowed to reopen after December 2 sparked calls for outdoor grassroots and children’s sport to be cleared to resume as well.

That included golf,

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Wilderness Rescuers Brace for a Rough Covid-19 Winter

This story originally appeared in High Country News and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Every winter, volunteers from Seattle Mountain Rescue are dispatched to the sites of dozens of harrowing incidents: They rescue backcountry skiers buried in avalanches, help injured hikers descend slick trails—and once, they even removed the wreckage of a single-engine plane from a mountainside. Volunteers must tackle steep, avalanche-prone mountain terrain, carrying the requisite gear

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Black Friday shopping guide: How to snag the best deals

Holiday shopping is radically different this year. Black Friday sales began in October and “doorbuster” deals are all but obsolete as more Americans shop online during the pandemic.

Many of the nation’s largest retailers began rolling out discounts well before Halloween in hopes of securing early sales in a year of unpredictable twists and challenges. They have moved most of their discounts online and are staggering in-store offers to allow

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Dayton City Hall closes; more employees to work remotely

Security guard at City Hall, Lilith York checks the temperature of Lisa Antrican as she enters the building on Ludlow St. to pay her water bill Thursday October 1, 2020.

Security guard at City Hall, Lilith York checks the temperature of Lisa Antrican as she enters the building on Ludlow St. to pay her water bill Thursday October 1, 2020.

Credit: jim noelker

Credit: jim noelker

City departments were instructed to grant permission for remote work to employees who can perform their job remotely, city officials said, and the city will continue sanitation and social distancing measures at all work

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Minn. college students face a real-life test: Go home for Thanksgiving?

Even though she already has had COVID-19, Emma Zellmer is hesitant about returning home from college for Thanksgiving.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato junior is leaning toward spending the holiday with her immediate family at their Eagan home, but she likely won’t decide until a day or two beforehand to make sure no one has been exposed to the virus. It’s a dilemma that thousands of college students in Minnesota

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Best restroom in US is in Colorado park and self-cleans

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A self-cleaning restroom in Colorado was just named America’s best restroom. The bathroom at Bancroft Park in Colorado Springs gained popularity on TikTok.

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Can you think of the nicest bathroom you’ve ever been in? It probably falls short compared to this one.

A self-cleaning restroom in Colorado was named America’s best restroom on Thursday. The bathroom at Bancroft Park in Colorado Springs gained popularity on TikTok for looking

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This influencer recreates viral body confidence posts

Social media is a powerful force. Instagram is a place that many of us visit every single day, for hours at a time, and the sort of content you consume can have a real impact on how you feel about yourself – and your body. For one plus-size influencer, Danielle Catton, who uses the handle @DanielleIsAnxious, the lack of representation of diverse body types began to have an affect on

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